Shellfish Harvesting Closed In WaterwaysState environmental officials have closed parts of some waterways in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting after unacceptable bacteria levels were detected.
2 Fishermen Plead Guilty To Illegal HarvestingTwo Tilghman Island fishermen have pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting and selling more than 185,000 pounds of striped bass.
Md. Waterway To Be Closed To Shellfish HarvestingEnvironmental officials will close parts of the Honga River in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting because of elevated levels of bacteria.
3 Md. Waterways Opened For Shellfish HarvestingThe Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.
Taylors Island Man Faces $28K In Fines For Oyster ViolationsMaryland Natural Resources Police say a Taylors Island man faces up to $28,000 in fines for oyster harvesting violations.
Md. To Revive Oysters Through AquacultureOysters once powered an industry in Maryland. Over harvesting, disease and poor water quality put that industry on the rocks.